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Saving Seniors’ Homes: Philadelphia’s Fresh Start on Property Tax Delinquencies and its Impact on Reverse Mortgages and Low-Income Senior Citizens

Topics:
  • Continuing Legal Education Program (CLE)
  • Pro Bono Program/Legal Services Organization
  • Housing
  • Seniors

It is a new day for homeowners in Philadelphia and you can help to save a home of a low-income grandparent, older veteran or senior neighbor.

Be among the first to learn how to navigate Philadelphia's brand new real estate tax collection ordinance. Get out in front and learn what you need to represent the thousands of low-income seniors facing property tax foreclosure. SeniorLAW Center attorneys will walk you through the tax ordinance as well as the complex regulations governing delinquent taxes and reverse mortgages. You will be given all the tools you need to protect seniors from losing their homes to tax or reverse mortgage foreclosure.

On October 15, 2013, Philadelphia's first-ever Real Estate Tax Collections Ordinance will go into effect, which will drastically impact property tax and reverse mortgage foreclosures. Learn about the details of this ordinance, and about the HUD regulations that carefully control reverse mortgages. Get the information you need to protect our most vulnerable neighbors!

The program will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (lunch and registration from 12:00-12:30 p.m.).

  • CLE Credit Comments: Attendees agree to handle one SeniorLAW Center case for a low-income senior to earn 1.5 CLE credits (1 substantive, .5 ethics).
  • Contact:
    Susanna Ratner
    SeniorLAW Center
    215-701-3204
  • Website: seniorlawcenter.org